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is another display of the administration's consolidation of power. joining me now from connecticut is john larson. thank you so much for joining me, sir. let me get your initial reaction to what you heard from the president. is it what you were hoping for? >> absolutely. i was fortunate to fly up from the president from d.c. to newtown when he gave his address. i can you to his marrow he was impacted by this and said it was the worst day of his presidency and he was resolved to do something about it and he has. i think the nation is behind this president and it is different now. i think the road ahead may be difficult, legislators shouldn't be afraid to stand in the way. the teachers weren't afraid to stand in the way of that massacre. that principal was not afraid to stand in the way. we have to get behind the president. nothing he is proposing, he is not taking guns away. everything he is proposing is common sense and practical and comprehensive and including mental health and school safety provisions. the second amendment that everybody abides by and believes in, it calls for a well-reg
heartbreaking story of college football season is a hoax. john yang gins us live from south bend, indiana. notre dame is saying it's up to te'o and he is in florida, right? >> reporter: that's right. well, he is -- actually, notre dame tells us that he is staying in florida. the nfl combine camp where he's preparing for the nfl draft and future life in the nfl. you know, his story had seemed straight out of a hollywood movie. star player here at notre dame who led his team to a spectacular season after the twin tragedies. but now it turns out that's all it was, a story. manti te'o's story seemed destined to take its place along a storied team. after an undefeated season that ended at the national championship game. inspiring teammates and becoming a campus hero triumphing over twin tragedies. the lonsz the same day in september of his grandmother and girlfriend who died after battling lukemia, a story he told on espn's "college game day" in october. >> the most beautiful girl i have ever met. not because of her physical beauty but the beauty of her, her character. you know, who she is. >> report
polling, 81% disapprove and the personal ratings of congressional leaders are under water. john boehner especially back, upside down by 19 points on the rating and the republican party's negative rating, 49%, is at the all-time high for the gop during obama's presidency. just 26% see the party in a positive light. the gop lost the most ground with self described republicans. the tea party also has its lowest rating ever, positive views of the tea party, they have dropped to just 23%. joining me now while i get a glass of water after those numbers, nbc news senior political editor mark murray. listen. not to chew on again, but mark, why i like the segments is based on numbers. questions to what we assume are average voters out there and getting a glimpse of what these people both feel about their own personal situations and what some might call the shenanigans in d.c. >> the context is very important here, tamron. this is after the fiscal cliff fight we had right over the new year and also comes after the tragic shootings in newtown, connecticut. and of course, sets up president obama's
the contrast talking about john kerry for sost. you have people in both parties coming forward supportive for his nomination. schumer and boxer, two of the prominent jewish american senators saying they feel confident that hagel will protect israel, they think that's important step and the views evolved and in this kind of a new job where he confirmed as the head of the defense department, he would have different responsibilities and look at the issues in a new way different than he was serving here as one of the 100 in the senate so it's a pivotal day, more of the face-to-face meetings expected. that doesn't happen for everyone so there's stale spotlight on hagel. >> okay. thank you, kelly o'donnell. great lie appreciate that report. >>> they may end up rivals in 2016 but congressman paul ryan said he supports the immigration plan of marco rubio when the party is in need of support of the latino community and one of those things we thought you should know. >>> plus, here's the question -- should the justice department sue lance armstrong to get back sponsorship money? we are talking near
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